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Image for Monument commémoratif (Branly) - Auderville, Franceview gallery

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisMonument commémoratif (Branly) - Auderville, France

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Monument commémoratif des essais de TSF par Branly

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BR72130

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 8/6/2013

last visited: never

Image for Église Sainte-Petronille / Church of Saint Petronilla (La Pernelle, Normandy)view gallery

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisÉglise Sainte-Petronille / Church of Saint Petronilla (La Pernelle, Normandy)

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Small but beautiful stone Church of Saint Petronilla (Église Sainte-Petronille), located on a tiny hill in village La Pernelle, is from a far visible architectural dominant of this picturesque part of Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/25/2010

last visited: 12/15/2014

Image for Eglise Saint-Nicolas / Church of St. Nicolas (Barfleur, Normandy)view gallery

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisEglise Saint-Nicolas / Church of St. Nicolas (Barfleur, Normandy)

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Church of St. Nicolas (Eglise Saint-Nicolas) in Barfleur is the architectural dominant of this small pictoresque seaport in north of Cotentin peninsula (Normandy).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/26/2010

last visited: 7/13/2018

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of Guernsey - 50 Years - Saint Peter Port, Guernsey

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This azimuth sundial and seating was erected in 1995 to commemorate the Liberation of Guernsey from German occupying forces. Although at 4 metres tall it is an impressive sight, it deliberately only works one day per year.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Guernsey

date approved: 7/21/2018

last visited: never

Image for Medieval Wall Gate Markers - Saint Peter Port, Guernseyview gallery

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Signs of HistoryMedieval Wall Gate Markers - Saint Peter Port, Guernsey

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This stone erected in 1700 marks the position where a gate existed when Saint Peter Port was a Medieval walled city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Guernsey

date approved: 7/27/2018

last visited: never

Image for World Jersey Cattle Bureau - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsWorld Jersey Cattle Bureau - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This sculpture of cattle and plaque commemorates the 50th anniversary of the creation of the World Jersey Cattle Bureau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/14/2017

last visited: 6/30/2018

Image for Queen Victoria - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsQueen Victoria - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey Channel Islands

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This statue of Queen Victoria was erected in 1887 to celebrate her Golden Jubilee. The statue stands in a public park originally known as West Park, but which changed its name to Victoria Park when the statue was erected.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: never

Image for Queen Elizabeth II - 25 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsQueen Elizabeth II - 25 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This cross was erected in 1977 to celebrate the silver jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Liberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 40 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 40 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islands

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This commemorative stone underneath the balcony of the States Building in Royal Square was unveiled on 10th May 1985 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the liberation of Jersey from German occupation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Liberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islands

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This statue of local Jersey people celebrating liberation from German occupation was unveiled on 9th May 1995 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the event.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/9/2014

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Liberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 45 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 45 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islands

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This commemorative stone at the entrance to Liberation square was unveiled on 9th May 1990 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the liberation of Jersey from German occupation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 7/6/2018

Image for Liberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 60 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 60 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islands

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This statute in the shape of an oak tree was unveiled by HRH Queen Elizabeth II on 9 May 2005, the sixtieth anniversary of the liberation of the Channel Islands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 7/4/2018

Image for Queen Elizabeth II - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsQueen Elizabeth II - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This 14.25 metre high needle was erected to celebrate the Golden anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Fort D'Auvergne - St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersFort D'Auvergne - St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This sign attached to railings alongside the promenade gives details of a small nearby offshore fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/21/2017

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Allix's Shipyard Le Havre des Pas - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersAllix's Shipyard Le Havre des Pas - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This metal information board has details of a small shipbuilding yard that has now been converted into a small public open space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/21/2017

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Havre des Pas - St. helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersHavre des Pas - St. helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This metal information board attached to railings on the promenade alongside the Havre des Pas bay area of St. Helier describes shipyards that used to be in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/20/2017

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Ouaisne Tower - Ouaisne Bay, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersOuaisne Tower - Ouaisne Bay, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This information board is at the side of a footpath alongside the beach of Ouaisne bay. It is at the southern end of the bay and describes an old defensive tower to the north of this point.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: never

Image for D-Day - 70 Years - Bayeux, Franceview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsD-Day - 70 Years - Bayeux, France

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An anniversary of the largest seaborne invasion in history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: 10/20/2017

Image for Radar Memorial - St Aldhelm's Head, Dorset, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersRadar Memorial - St Aldhelm's Head, Dorset, UK

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This important memorial stands on the clifftop commemorating the important work completed at the old Radar Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/19/2010

last visited: 8/9/2015

Image for Alastair Ian Campbell Johnstone - Winspit, Dorset, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersAlastair Ian Campbell Johnstone - Winspit, Dorset, UK

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A memorial marker at the old Winspit Quarry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2010

last visited: never

Image for Durlston Castle Globe & Markers - Durlston Head, Swanage, Dorset, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersDurlston Castle Globe & Markers - Durlston Head, Swanage, Dorset, UK

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This impressive site has several large stone plaques now faint with age and an enormous globe sculpture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/7/2009

last visited: 5/30/2009

Image for Alfred Palmer R.O.I. - Church Hill, Swanage, Dorset, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersAlfred Palmer R.O.I. - Church Hill, Swanage, Dorset, UK

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On the fence surrounding St Mary's church in Swanage is this information plaque about Alfred Palmer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2010

last visited: never

Image for Swanage Grammar School HM - Swanage, Dorset, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersSwanage Grammar School HM - Swanage, Dorset, UK

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In the corner of the park stands this stone commemorating Swanage Grammar School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/17/2015

last visited: never

Image for Water Pump - West Street, Kingston, Dorset, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersWater Pump - West Street, Kingston, Dorset, UK

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This historic, stone water pump is in the village of Kingston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/30/2009

last visited: never

Image for Water Pump - Corfe Castle, Dorset, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersWater Pump - Corfe Castle, Dorset, UK

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This historical water pump is in Corfe Castle town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/27/2009

last visited: never

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